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SubjectRe: Insecurity in linux boot
On Tue, 12 Jan 1999 christophe.leroy5@capway.com wrote:

> At the end of boot, Linux kernel tries to fork init.
> If it fails, /bin/sh is forked.
> It means that If someone can alter init (with a tmp race for
> example), then reboot, it will have all access to the system.

If someone can alter init and reboot then you're stuffed anyway.
If I can alter init so that it's a link to /bin/sh...

Matthew.


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